136.050 Aleuritopteris Fée

Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13

Roux, J.P. (2009) Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands

Description of the genus

Rhizome short and erect or long and creeping. Fronds monomorphic, pinnately compound, pinnae basiscopically developed, with pinnae or ultimate segments never articulated and with a coloured (whitish, pale- or orange-yellow) powdery indumentum on the underside. Sori borne on vein endings near the margins, usually covered by a continuous indusium formed from the reflexed margin.

Worldwide: c.15 species, predominantly in northern temperate regions, with a few in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Aleuritopteris farinosa

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
farinosa (Forssk) FéeW,C,EDescription, Image
welwitschii (Baker) Ching[EN]N,CDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Aleuritopteris
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aleuritopteris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aleuritopteris
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Aleuritopteris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aleuritopteris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aleuritopteris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Aleuritopteris.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=28, retrieved 23 October 2014

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